Posts Tagged ‘City Loop’

Change at Footscray for the City Loop?

With no platforms for the Regional Rail Link tracks at North Melbourne, V/Line trains no longer stop at the station, forcing passengers for the City Loop to change trains at Footscray instead. So how much harder is this transfer for commuters? With the current setup at Footscray, each set of platforms is in effect a […]

‘Something, Say Something’ at Flagstaff station

A week or two ago, Flagstaff station was blanketed in yellow posters reading “If You See Something, Say Something”. It is part of a Victorian Government scaremongering campaign, which was launched after the national terrorism alert level was raised to “high” last month. As a regular reader of my blog, you should know that that […]

Missing maintenance at Melbourne Central Station

With Melbourne Central being one of the most used railway stations in Melbourne, you would think regular maintenance would be a priority. Unfortunately the reality is very different, as my list of items that require repairs show.

EDI Comeng arrives into Melbourne Central

Melbourne Rail Link – the trains of tomorrow, from yesterday!

As part of the 2014-15 Victoria State Budget, Denis Napthine unveiled his new “Melbourne Rail Link” vision for the city with a flashy video. Other people have already dissected the project, so instead I’m dive into the dribble filled pit of railfan minutiae.

Melbourne "Next Generation" train with five doors per side

‘PTV rebranding foils terror attack’

I found the following media release on the Public Transport Victoria website this morning…

XTrapolis train at Melbourne Central platform 4